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Kenneth M. Swezey Papers, 1891-1982

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Collector:
Swezey, Kenneth M (journalist) 1905-1972
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI
Photographer:
Sarony, Napoleon 1821-1896
Author:
Tesla, Nikola 1857-1943
Physical description:
8.6 cubic feet
26 boxes
Type:
Cabinet photographs
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Patents
Date:
1891
1891-1982
20th century
Notes:
Swezey wrote for the New York Sun in his late teens and early twenties, when he met and became friends with Nikola Tesla. Swezey regarded Tesla as an unsung electrical genius and collected Tesla materials from 1921-1972. He frequently wrote for various publications about Tesla and his scientific advancements.
Summary:
Correspondence, both of Nicola Tesla and Swezey, copies of patents, articles, pamphlets, brochures, stamps, newsletters, and manuscripts, 1890-1972.
Photographs: Includes a cabinet print of Tesla by Napoleon Sarony.
Cite as:
Kenneth M. Swezey Papers, 1891-1982, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Electrical engineers
Electrical engineering
Radio--History
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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